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Pattern Criminal Jury Instructions contains suggestions for improving juror understanding of instructions, making it useful for judges and counsel. It features criminal jury instructions, mostly dealing with particular offenses. Designed to promote uniformity of instructions, this pamphlet covers:
• General criminal instruction
• Preliminary instructions before trial
• Instructions for use during trial and after the jury retires
You'll find alternative instructions to fit the evidence of the case, as well as in-depth examination of charges, elements of specific crimes, titles, and offenses.